Family

Relief Work, Studies and the Best Cake Ever

A sincere thank you to all of you who have donated and prayed for the ongoing relief efforts here after two strong earthquakes on September 9 and September 19.  We’ll be taking at least one more trip (maybe more) this Thursday morning, supporting the town of Juchitán, Oaxaca. I’ll be going with son David, and …

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Week of Bible Institute Experience

Last week, three teenagers from the Palmas church, and five kids total, participated in Word of Life Bible Institute Mexico’s “Week of Bible Institute” time, which is specifically designed to encourage young people to consider devoting at least one year of their lives to study the Bible. WOL Mexico is located very close to beautiful …

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David Crazy…and other prayer requests

David is with his multiple student intern friends at Word of Life Bible Institute Mexico this week, participating along with Benjamin and Sergio (from the JM church) in a “Week of Bible Institute,” designed with teenagers in mind. The theme this year is “Deepening Your Faith.” What a quiet house it is with David somewhere …

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Ministry and a Mini-Road Trip (Part 1)

Rod’s cousin Marla and her son Kyle came for a visit this past week, and we really didn’t change our schedule a whole lot, although we did visit some pretty parts of Mexico for two days. More on that in the next post. Marla and Kyle brought down 8 simple hearing amplification devices, and so …

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ACL Surgery Prayer Request

Many of you know that our son Daniel tore his ACL and MCL (two ligaments in his knee) at the end of his last game as an Elizabethtown Bear, in mid November. He has been wearing a knee brace since then, and has surgery to repair his ACL (and also his MCL if it hasn’t …

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Our Son Daniel

If you would have told us in early March, 2013 that our son would be finishing out his last two years of high school in Pennsylvania, well, we wouldn’t have believed you! But all that changed after a quick visit to PA that month, at which time we were involved in a missions conference at …

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Family Connections. WOL Pastor’s Conference (part 2)

One of the realities of missionary life is that nobody knows your family. In most cases, people you work with have never met your parents, or your siblings. They’ve most certainly never met your uncles and aunts. That part of life is…well…missing. Of course, the positive side of that is that you acquire many spiritual …

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